From the Blurb:
She created the game, but the rules are about to change...
Taurus: Hold fast to your single-minded nature today--no matter how long her legs or how lush her red lips.
Gemini: You were a shining star last night, but reality can be a real--well, you get the picture. Just remember: Tall, dark, and British equals no corner office for you.
Holly's been busting her butt to make partner at Trousseau, and there's no way she's going to let some stuck-up British arsehole get in her way--no matter how drop-dead gorgeous he is. Unfortunately, he didn't get the memo...
“May I…?” he asked, his voice hoarse and expectant as he raised a palm toward one of her breasts.
She half smiled while biting her lip, then nodded, and Will brought his hand to her skin. As he made contact, they each drew in a sharp breath.
“Say it again,” she whispered, her hands clasping around his neck.
“God, Holly?” he asked, teasing, because he knew what she meant, but he wanted her to say it one more time.
She shook her head, grinning, and gently tugged his head toward hers. “I want you to ask permission in that sexy accent of yours.”
He brought his lips to hers, not yet a kiss, but close enough to feel her breath on his skin. One hand was still on her breast, and the other had found its way to her back. Will was barely hanging on, but he wanted to do this right, put someone else’s needs first, give her what she wanted.
So he asked, “May I do this?”
He kissed her, featherlight, and she spoke softly against him.
His lips moved to her jaw and her neck, and all the while he spoke sweetly against her.
“And this? May I kiss you here?”
He felt her swallow as he peppered her skin with tiny kisses, and again he heard her voice, faint yet insistent.
Her breast was still cupped in his hand, and he lightly pinched the hard peak while asking, “What about this, Holly? May I do this?”
She gasped and rocked her hips against him, and he took that as a yes. God, it had been so long since he’d been with anyone like this, and the way she responded to him was enough to drive him mad. He knew this was dangerous ground, that he wasn’t just attracted to Holly physically. He should be logical here, weigh the pros and cons, but her hands had left his neck and found the button of his jeans, and that was it. Will finally put his overactive brain to rest. It was all instinct from here, because Holly Chandler responded to his impulses, and he to hers.
“May I have the pleasure, Mr. Evans?” She undid the button. “Or can I call you Billy now?”
Will scooped her into his arms and dropped her over the side of the sofa so she now lay on her back. Holly yelped with laughter as he stepped around to meet her, sitting on the edge of a cushion.
“No to Billy,” he said. Then, “You first,” returning the favor, unbuttoning and unzipping her jeans. “If I may.”
Six Month Rule by A.J. Pine is a contemporary romance, released by Entangled Publishing on July 11, 2016.
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About the Author:
AJ Pine writes stories to break readers’ hearts, but don’t worry—she’ll mend them with a happily ever after. As an English teacher and a librarian, AJ has always surrounded herself with books. All her favorites have one big commonality–romance. Naturally, her books have the same. When she’s not writing, she’s of course reading. Then there’s online shopping (everything from groceries to shoes) and, of course, a tiny bit of TV where she nourishes her undying love of vampires and superheroes. And in the midst of all of this, you’ll also find her hanging with her family in the Chicago burbs.
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